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Take part in the Nene Park Big Summer Hunt!

Aimed at older children and their families, we are holding our Big Summer Hunt activity throughout the six week summer holiday, which will see participants busily solving puzzles across Nene Park and having the chance to win exciting prizes! 

Each Saturday, starting from the 18 July a new clue will be published on this page and announced via social media. These will range from riddles, puzzles or picture clues which will lead you to a landmark in an area of Nene Park. Once you have solved the clue and arrived at the clue’s location, take a selfie of yourself there and send it into us via Instagram #NeneParkBigSummerHunt or email it to us at Nene.Outdoors@neneparktrust.org.uk by mid day on the following Friday. There will be a weekly prize winner drawn out of a hat for all those solving the weekly clues. 

In addition, at each weekly location, participants will find a puzzle piece, Collect all six puzzle pieces to reveal the location of the final ‘Big Summer Hunt’ winning destination and be in with a chance of winning our BIG prize of a stunt scooter donated by Rutland Cycling worth over £70, with two runner up prizes of £50 Co-op vouchers. Weekly prizes include chocolate hampers donated by ASDA, and vouchers for Rutland Cycling, Nene Golf and Nene Outdoors. 

To have a chance of winning a weekly prize or the overall competition you will need to register your details at our online booking system. Full terms and conditions are provided there.

Entry into the ‘Big Summer Hunt is free’.  However if you enjoy the activity and would like to make a donation to support the work of Nene Park Trust please make a donation at the time of registration.  Suggested donation for entry is £5 or whatever you can afford.

Thank you to all organisations who have donated prizes for this event: Rutland Cycling, ASDA, Co-op and Nene Golf.


Weekly clues are published below!

Clue 3 -week beginning 1 August

Row, row, row your boat; sculling, oars and team.
Take a stroll around this lake to find my masts, hold and beams.
I would sail upon the seven seas, but alas I cannot.
Instead, I lie here, hollow, pale and bare. Reminiscing on times once forgot


Week 3 prize - A Family ticket to Pitch and Putt at Nene Golf



Clue 2 - week beginning Saturday 25 July:

Where is this? Can you find it in Nene Park and take a selfie of yourself here?

Hint: it's somewhere in ORTON MERE

Week 2 prize - Chocolate hamper from Asda.


Clue 1- week beginning Saturday 18 July: 

To find the location that you seek, do not go into the heart of Ferry Meadows, but explore in the South West outer woodland.  Walk through a magnificent corridor of trees as high as towers, filled with Yew, Hazel, Ash, Oak, Cedar, and Holly. This corridor is not short, so stay true with courage and strength, passing our faithful steeds and mares along the way. You will know once you have found what you seek, near an almighty Cedar, for there are three placed proud and strong, fit for kings to seat upon.

Week 1 prize - £20 voucher for Rutland Cycling.

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